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At the breakfast were, from left: King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; HUD Region X Administrator Jeff McMorris; Kent Mayor Dana Ralph; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

HUD distributes $40 million in housing subsidies to South King County annually

Jeff McMorris, regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska discussed Region X and the… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019
At the breakfast were, from left: King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; HUD Region X Administrator Jeff McMorris; Kent Mayor Dana Ralph; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

Construction to affect Ellingson Road – C Street SW to A Street SE

Beginning Thursday, June 20, through Thursday, July 2, construction work by ICON Materials, for a citywide pavement patching and overlay project, will require lane shifts… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Auburn to host ‘Molly of Denali’ kickoff event June 29

School district, Muckleshoots sponsor community screening for PBS’ new animated adventure comedy series for kids

  • Jun 19, 2019
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Classic chrome and mighty machines return

Solid Rock Cruisers host Summer Cruise-in Thursday, June 20 at former Big Daddy’s site

  • Jun 19, 2019
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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America raises $1.7 million for Victory Junction

250 participants complete Ride’s longest route ever, nearly 3,700 miles – from Kent to Key Largo – to raise funds to provide a life-changing camp experience for children with chronic medical illnesses

  • Jun 19, 2019

Gov. Inslee signs Stokesbary legislation that will provide funding to Carbonado, Dieringer school districts

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Drew Stokesbary’s legislation will provide immediate relief to mostly small or rural school districts, including Carbonado and Dieringer, as… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Auburn Valley Humane Society partners with ASPCA to help behaviorally challenged shelter dogs

The Auburn Valley Humane Society on Friday announced its participation in the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Learning Lab, a… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2019

Pioneer Elementary School student wins national design contest

Joel Garcia Nunez, a second-grader at Pioneer Elementary School, was crowned the winner of the nationwide 2019 Happy Hands (soap/sanitizer dispenser) design contest during an… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2019

Join the Pacific and Algona Community Yard Sale

Spots open in Centennial Park for Saturday, Sunday, June 22-23

  • Jun 18, 2019

Remembering those who fought, sacrificed

Ceremony in the park commemorates South Vietnam Armed Forces Day | PHOTOS

  • Jun 17, 2019

Free Lake Tapps Incident Locators available

The Lake Tapps Incident Locator Program, first launched in 2014 by East Pierce Fire and Rescue, continues to be an effective way to ensure that… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

Auburn Parks prepares for KidsDay on June 25

Full day in the park includes games, rides, food, art and entertainment

  • Jun 17, 2019

Ransomware takes down Auburn Food Bank network – but community steps up

Operators replacing servers, purchasing and reinstalling software

Auburn Police looking into two-vehicle crash; one person seriously injured

Auburn Police are investigating a serious injury collision that occurred Friday in the 31800 block of 104th Avenue Southeast. A speeding vehicle with three occupants… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2019

Shooting on West Hill leaves man critically injured

A shooting left a 23-year-old man in critical condition on Auburn’s West Hill Friday night, the King County Sheriff’s Office reported. The shooting occurred in… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2019

Her lifetime call to duty

Auburn woman, a former Air Force officer, volunteers to help veterans in the community

‘Clean out your closet’ fundraiser Saturday supports veterans

Clean out your closet – a fundraiser for Final Salute, Inc., in its efforts to provide housing for homeless women veterans and their families –… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | June 14

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between June 3 and June 9: June 3 Assault: 7:45 a.m., 6800 block… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | June 14

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 257 calls for service between June 3 and 9, among them the following: June 3 Aid call: 5… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Grads find their best selves with the West Auburn High family

Dominic Bundridge had a hard go of it when he was a kid, and kind hands picked him up. First, a loving family adopted him… Continue reading